Definition of hellion
: a troublesome or mischievous person
Examples of hellion in a sentence
My children can act like little hellions when they're bored.
the little hellions were tearing through the house squirting their water pistols
Origin and Etymology of hellion
probably alteration (influenced by hell) of hallion scamp
First Known Use: 1787
HELLION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hellion for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a child) who behaves badly
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